Saving for a new screen? To help you navigate the dozens of seemingly identical TV models from Samsung, LG, Vizio, TCL, Sony and other manufacturers, we watched hundreds of hours of content and picked some of our favorites. We’ve listed everything from the best TV to the best budget TV you can buy, and some great options in between.
All of these models have 4K Ultra HD pixel resolution (and some have 8K), because there aren’t many good reasons to buy a standard HDTV anymore. TVs now come with wonderful screens, but they are terrible with audio and can have mediocre interfaces, so you should also invest in a good sound bar and a TV streaming device if you can’t find the app you want. If you’re unfamiliar with much of the jargon used by TV manufacturers, our How to buy a television guide can help.
Updated August 2023: We added LG C3, Philips OLED+937 and Hisense U8K.
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